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Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 4:00pm EDT
in a da nadal hs said in his own defense. >> welcome back, everyone, former army major nadal hassan spoke just three words t at his trial today. the defense rests. prosecutors brought nearly 90 witnesses and he called none of his own. the army cak psychiatrist admitd he was the shooter in his opening statement. he faces 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder. closing arguments begin tomorrow. al jazeera we're live in fort hood. hassan has not really helped himself in clear himself in his case when he passed on the chance to defend himself. he wanted to tell jurors that he killed u.s. soldiers to save lives in afghanistan, but the judge deemed that irrelevant. he was limited to addressing the facts of the case. facts the accused agrees with. most observers would call this an unique trial. not own is hassan representing himself, he also told the jury on day one that he is the shooter. hassan is charged with 13 murders, 12 of the victims were soldiers. one was a civilian who rushed to hassan to try to stop the shooting. prosecutors made it a seen of heroism and chaos during th
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am EDT
by hassan will be taking the stand, plus three more of the wounded will be giving their testimony, bringing the total number of witnesses for the government to just around 20. the bigger question is what, if anything will hassan say when it's his turn. he did ask the judge for a break between the government's case and his own, indicating he is planning something, but morgan, you just never know what will come out of this guys mouth. he already indicated that if he were given the death penalty, he would consider himself a martyr. >> you mentioned the death penalty, heidi. what kind of problems would the death penalty really present? >> well, if he is sentenced to death as expected here, it would really present a case that doesn't have any precedence in u.s. history. the last u.s. soldier to be executed was in 1961, and he was hanged by the neck. that just gives you an indication of how much time has passed since the last execution. there are five soldiers currently on death row. one has been there for 25 years, so if hassan continues this pattern of condemning himself and waives his rights,
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 8:00pm EDT
it keeps it. >>> former army major nadal hassan spoke three words today, the defense rests. >> reporter: he had wanted to tell jurors he killed u.s. soldiers to save muslim lives in afghanistan, but the military judge deemed that argument irrelevant. the american-born nadal hassan was limited to addressing the fact of the case, the facts the accused agrees with. >>> most observers would call this an unique trial. not only is hassan representing himself, but he told the jury on day one that he is the shooter. he's charged with 16 murders one was a civilian. in his case against hassan prosecutors painted a scene of heroism and chaos during the attack. 89 prosecutors witnesses took the stand. a retired staff sergeant who was shot seven times. a police officer who shot the attacker in the hand preventing him from reloading and allowing her partner to take him down. one by one the victims walked past hassan in his wheelchair, some looked at him in the eye and all described him as the shooter. hassan declined to call any defense witnesses. he declined to present a case. hassan, a former army psyc
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm EDT
words in his defense today, he said the dents rests. hassan is defending himself against murder charges in the shooting rampage at fort hood in 2009. he admits killing 13 people and wounding 30 others, heidi has more. >> reporter: he wanted to tell jurors he killed u.s. soldiers to save muslim lives in afghanistan. but the military judge deemed that argument irrelevant. the american-born hassan was limited to addressing the facts of the case. facts the accused agrees with. most observers would call this a very unique trial. not only is hassan representing himself, he also told the injury on day one, that he is the shooter. he is charged with 13 murders, 12 of the victim were soldiers, one was a is gillian who use cid claire to rush him to try to stop the shooting. their case, they pointed a scene of hero i remember anism and kae attack. 89 witnesses tack the stand, a retired staff charge who was shot seven times aircraft police officer who shot the attacker in the hand preventing him from reloading and allowing her partner to take him down. one by one, the victims walked past hassan in
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 1:00pm EDT
question no one for his defense? >> hassan spoke four words in court this morning. the defense has rested. he called on no witnesses, and he told the judge that he does not want the jury to consider any lesser offenses like voluntary manslaughter. this leads us to a quick ramp to the defense portion of the court-martial. the fact that hassan was barred from using the one argument that he would like to use, saying he was targeting u.s. soldiers in defense of muslim lives in afghanistan. early on in the legal process the judge said that argument is irrelevant. leading us with just the fact of the case which hassan has never disputed telling jurors on day one of this court-martial that he is the shooter. the jury has been dismissed until tomorrow when they'll reconvene for closing statement and deliberations. heidi jo castro, al jazeera, fort hood, texas. >> a sensing is underway in the case of staff sergeant bales. bales has pleaded guilty to murders and they want him to face life behind bars. we're live in washington. so, alan, this has been really an emotional case, as you can imagine, ta
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 11:00am EDT
. the prosecution rested its case after calling nearly 90 witnesses, but hassan who admitted he was the shooter, called no one. he rested his cases moments after he was scheduled to begin his hassan really rested his case before he began. he said four words, the defense has rested. he called no witnesses, and told the judge that he does not want the injury to consider any lesser charges than voluntary manslaughter. >> now even though he did act as his own attorney, he had lawyers standing by with him, right?arg. he wanted to say that he targeted u.s. soldiers to defending lives in afghanistan. the judge said that is irrelevant to the case, which leads us to the facts o that left him with very little left to say. >> thank you, heidi. >>> a sentencing hearing getting underway in washington state for robert bales. he has already pleaded guilty to the murders. survivors in the attack have been testifying. tuesday an afghan farmer who survived being shot cursed bales and then broke down. >>> the 9/11 pretrial hearings are underway at guantanamo bay. >>> and children in japan are contracting thyroid
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm EDT
. >> a military court trying army major nadal hassan said he used ththe fort as his own kill zone. we have more now from fort hood. >> reporter: his silence did not surprise anyone. the army major who confessed to the worst mass shooting on a military installation gave no closing argument. he said all along that he's the killer. >> reporter: it's exceedingly rare where you have the prosecution and the defense essentially agreeing to the defense's guilt. >> reporter: law professor chris jenks led the army's law branch. he said the jury will find hassan guilty. they're looking through 700 pieces of evidence from the prosecution, including bullets removed from the victims. paper towels hassan stuffed into his pockets to mask the sound of 420 clinching rounds and the pistols he admitted used to kill 13 people. guilt will be clearcut for the jury. it's the sentencing phase that will face more questions. jurors will have to decide between life in prison and death. jenks notes the u.s. has not executed a u.s. service member since 1961. >> so historically that would suggest that major hassan will langu
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
: the prosecution in the fort hood trial resting its case, now it's major nadal hassan's turn. he has the opportunity to present his side of the case if there is a side. when court gets underway at 10:00 a.m. eastern time hassan representing himself is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at fort hood. how do we expect his testimony to go. >> reporter: this is the moment everyone has been waiting for in this long awaited court-martial. because hassan is acting as his own lawyer this could get interesting. yesterday the judge told major hassan you must ask yourself questions if you class to testify. you are not allowed to make a statement. it must be in a q and a format. if he chooses to do so, that could be awfully bizarre to watch. but taking the stand also opens him up to cross-examination by the prosecution. a lot of military law experts told me they would be surprised if this morning major hassan has chosen to put himself in that position. but this has been a court-martial full of odd behavior of the 42-year-old psychiatrist who asked very few questions of the 90 wit
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 2:00am PDT
up sooner than expected. army major nadal hassan has only cross examined two of the witnesses called friday. they remember the terrifying moment the two opened fire. many thought it was a training exercise. hassan admits to killing 13 people and wounding 31 others in the 2009 rampage. hassan is charged with murder and could face the death penalty. >> the sister of an american missionary prisoner in north korea is begging the u.s. to help bring him home. her brother is having serious het problems and lost more than 50 pounds. he was arrested back in november accused of activities against the government. he was sentenced to hard labor and north korea is using his health problems as a bargaining chip to spark negotiations with the united states. >> extreme weather alert for you at daybreak in colorado crews will continue searching for a woman last seen clinging to a tree during flash flood and mud slide that left at least one person dead. witnesses saw the young women they describe her as having blonde hair on friday as they fled the rushing waters near colorado springs. two other peopl
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 11:00am EDT
hassan will face the penalty phase of his trial on monday. he could be the first soldier to be executed by the military sips 1965. he is charged with the 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers. >>> and amidst growing sectarian tension in egypt, mubarak is back in court. >>> and a lawsuit against donald trump alleging bad business. >>> we have a report from the northwest coming up very soon after the break. >>> welcome back to al-jazeera, i'm del walters. former egyptian president mubarak appeared in court today facing charges for the deaths in the uprising in 2011. he was released from prison on thursday. he will be held under house arrest in a military facility. he has been in power for a decade after the sadat passing in 1981. in january 2011, antigovernment protestors demanded his resignation in what became to be known as the arab spring. mubarak was convicted and sentenced to prison for his role in killing demonstrators in the riots. a retrial of the case began three months later. then last week, the state news organization said he would be released from prison but he remains
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
that the prosecuting attorneys could not introduce evidence of e-mail exchanges between hassan and a l- a la wki to avoid confusion between motive and defense of others. she rowelled that hassan could not use defense of other in the strategy. but the judge osborne allowed web searches to remain in. evidence that hasan looked for things on the internet as jihad. it is considered a blow to the family victims. but military analyst say that the prosecution still has plenty to secure a conviction here. >> from the pure evidence stand point, the volume of fire is probative or tends to prove that this was not an uncalculated series of killings. it was planned. >> now with the judge's ruling, several witnesses will no longer take the stand. that means only a handful remains. and we are getting closer to the prosecution resting its case as we begin week three. next major hassan will call his two witnesses and the jury will get the case. if found guilty, he faces the death penalty and first time since the court martial began, we have word that some of the family members are interested in speaking to the p
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. >>> and hassan has rested his case without calling any witnesses. ♪ >>> a military judge sentences private bradley manning to 35 years in prison. the former intelligence kiwikil. mike viqueira, prosecutors wanted more than that. let's manning the maximum sentence according to lind would have been 90 years. the prosecutes asked for 60. [ technical difficulties ] >> and an altruist in the name of transparency. some 700,000 documents were leaked, among them, richel as you know that video of the attack on 11 individuals who ended up being non-combatant. a mistake on the part of these pilots, he has a camera slung over his arm, did one of the journalists. that video, while the advocates bradley manning. there are protests already being planned throughout the course of the day. one outside the white house this evening who say he is being unjustly maligned. these charges are totally unjustified. they put him on something of a pedestal, although it has to be noted as far as the american public see what the impact of a case like this will be. thank you so much. >> okay. >>> there are calls for an i
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
-- an e-mail. martha: we have the latest from the courtroom of major nadal hassan. bill: 100 meeters per hour seen streaking across the screen. we'll tell you why. [♪] and you were like, "thanks, but what about thick & creamy and whips!" and we were like, "done and done! now it's out of everything yoplait makes." and you were all, "yum!" and we're like, "is it just us, or has this been a really good conversation?" and you were like, "i would talk, but my mouth is full of yogurt." yoplait. it is so good! martha: in california, an amazing display overnight. we are talking about th talkingd meteor shower. welcome back to the show. >> reporter: it's one of the most brilliant meteor showers earth gets to see. they are ice and rock fragments like shards from a comet. when the little bits hit our atmosphere they flare up into brilliant fire balls that we goat see for several nights. martha: i could have sworn i saw two different shooting stars over last weekend. is it just that area that sees them or did i see something that's unrelated? >> we have gone the pictures from croatia and china and
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
there for 25 years. >> so, historically, that would suggest that major hassan will languish on death row, and not actually be executed. >> not while his automatic appeals pend, but what if he waves those appeals? could he be bumped to the front of the line for execution? that would present the government with another dilemma. >> i just wonder perception-wise how it will look if say the u.s. service, the islamic service american member sentenced to death row is actually executed in say five or 10 years, while others are still languishing. >> survivors and family members have already accused the government of choosing political correctness over justice. hassan faced no terrorism charges, despite his confessed jihadist motive. if jury members now condemn him to death, the government will have to brace for more difficult questions ahead. heidi zhou-castro, aljazeera, fort hood. >> over 50 wildfires burning in the west and we're expecting to see the majority of those started by lightning strikes. the problem is that we dried out so much in the northwest this year that it was very easy to star
FOX News
Aug 20, 2013 5:00am EDT
police officer. for his part hassan has said little during the death penalty trial other than to say he was the shooter. a judge will deliberate the senate for bradley manning. he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks. manning's lawyer says he doesn't deserve a sentence that prevents him from rebuilding his life. he was convicted of 20 counts cluck 7 of espionage act. >> the coast guard trying to figure out how a 56 foot fishing boat was grounded. it just missed the famous caesar's pier. >> the captain was not driving at the time one of the mates was driving. the initial report, he did state he may have fallen asleep. >> it took crews several hours to tow the boat back. they could face fines for the mishap. one of the nation's bravest heros just scoring a big victory over the ncaa. maureen steven rose now okayed to play football. the ncaa initially ruled that he couldn't because he played games in a military league while serving our country. cy arnold has more. >> just a few hours separate this interview. >> first thing i did. thank you, lord. >> from this on
FOX
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
have a criminal history. >> military jury has found nadal hassan guilty of killing 13 people in the largest mass murder at a military base in united states history. he went on the rampage at fort hood in november of 2009. 32 people were hurt in that attack. he had no visible reaction as the guilty verdict was read. he is eligible for the death penal. the sentencing part of the trial begins on monday. >>> two officers were hurt during the arrest of a man after an alleged shot and vandalism bing. it happened yesterday around one at the shopping center. witnesses say that the 20-year- old threw a rock into the marin gun shop after assaulting two strangers. he then resisted arrest sending one officer to the hospital. >> construction has started on a new underpass project in honor of a richmond police officer killed in the line of duty. yesterday the 29-year-old bradley moody was honored during the special ground breaking. the new roadway is being built in his name and it's located near the railroad tracks his brother, officer james moody -- his brother spoke. >> he was a brothe
CBS
Aug 19, 2013 5:00pm EDT
news. >> the judge made the ruling during a military trial of major nidal hassan. he is accused of killing 13 people in 2009 rampage. they can't reference copy cat in kuwait or past academic presentation. the judge will allow evidence about internet searches or his computer. oscar pistorius cried in court as he was indicted for the murder of his girlfriend. he shot reeva steenkamp through the bathroom door of his home. he thought he was firing on an intruder. steenkamp was staying overnight. there is a witness saying they heard a woman scream before the shoots. >> after nearly a year of negotiations, 25-year-old man known as victim five will receive millions of dollars. victim no. five said san dusky exposed himself to him in a locker room. >> he was accosted six months after the mike mcqueary incident. >> expects 25-31 claims to be settled. the 69-year-old former coach convicted last year of 45 counts of sexual abuse. >> taking it outside, gary saying not much to write home about in the weather department. kind of nice . >> lots of people asking where did summer go? august is g
FOX News
Aug 9, 2013 10:00am PDT
emotional testimony in the court-martial trial of nadal hassan. the former army psychiatrist who admitted opening fire at the fort hood army base in 2009. today, survivors of the rampage taking the witness stand and recalling the complete horror of the day. after the judge ruled hasan could continue to represent himself and his standby defense team would not be taken off the case. jeffrey king is a military lawyer, former marine judded a -- advocate. mr. king, let me start with you because of your background. the judge made the right decision here. correct? these standby lawyers are just that. they stand by and they offer answers to hasan whenever he wants them. otherwise they're really not involved. >> right. the judge made the order a while ago when she agreed to allow hasan to defend himself. but she said if you're going to do this, i'm going to have your defense team standing by, on the sidelines, watching everything, hearing every witness so if he needed some assistance they would be ready to step in. and now they have gone to the court and said, you know, we're watching him put his
FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
it was quote the worst he had seen. major nadal hassan accused of offing fire and killing 13 people and injuring several others pmp. others. >> reporter: the fbi made a 7-minute video, walking through the crime scene. it was not long after the crime happened. a large flat screen television hangs on the wall inside the courtroom and yesterday it was turned off when that video was shown to protect the family members sitting in the courtroom. only smaller screens on the journal's bench and the monitor on hassan's defense table. 146 total shell casings were recovered. six magazines. 270 bullet holes, according to the fbi processing team. today's focus is going to be on autopsies. six forensic pathologists ready to take the stand. they will be going through the injuries and the evidence recovered from the 13 people who died in this attack. they were flown to dover tear force base where the military mortuary services are. dover is the spot where any troop that is killed in the line of duty on the battle feed at home, it will be a tough day in that courtroom. again all of the autopsy photo
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
them to present. they are hoping to introduce the case of hassan, a muslim sentenced to death for attacking fellow american soldiers in 2003. they want to argue he was a copy cat. >>> closing arguments set this morning in the sentencing faze of bradley manning's trial. the 25-year-old facing a maximum sentence of 90 years in prison after his conviction of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks. last week, he apologized for his actions and for hurting the united states. a military judge could announce her decision as early as today. >>> the sentencing gets under way for robert bales. he gunned town 16 civilians in afghanistan. he pled guilty to more than 30 criminal charges to avoid the death penalty. he now faces a life sentence. a jury will decide if he should be offered parole. he should not have been stationed in afghanistan because of a history of ptsd and a traumatic brain injury. >>> in egypt, the battle between civilians and -- the egyptian state tv says 24 soldiers were killed in an attack on the sinai pe innocence la. over the weekend, 36 p
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
hendrix has the bulletin. >>> the prosecution rested it's case today against major nadal hassan charged with murdering 13 people at fort hood, texas in 2009. he's representing himself at his court marshall. it's unclear if he'll take the stand in his own defense. >>> newly released court documents show dzhokhar tsarnaev suffered multiple gunshot injuries before his capture. this include s a gun shout that entered his mouth and exited through the left side of his face. the documents don't indicate whether it was self-inflicted or down the showdown with police when he was cornered in the back of the boat outside a home. >>> wildlife officials are trying to determine what is causing so many dolphins to die along the eastern seaboard. there are 228 dolphin deaths from new york to virginia. in all of 2012. 111 deaths were recorded. >>> an indiana woman is reunited with her stolen dog five years after she disappeared, thanks to the computer chip in her rottweiler, an arizona shelter was able to put the two back together. great site to see. no word on who took sasha and where she's been. i bet
CNN
Aug 23, 2013 2:00am PDT
will include possibility of parole. >>> the ft. hood massacre, hassan. they asked the judge if they could review testimony from the police officer who shot him. the rampage left 13 people dead and 30 wounded. they will pick up where they left off later this morning. hasan is acting as his own attorney. >>> robert muller says there does not appear to be a plan against the u.s. he told cnn intelligence officials continue to monitor the situation carefully. any planned attack has been postponed. if the u.s. had the intelligence before 9/11 like now, at least part of the september 11th attack might have been prevented. >>> now to this amazing story. the story of a school bookkeeper in georgia who overted a tragedy by staying calm as the man with a gun invaded the school. who was helping her keep her calm during those moments? martin savidge tells us it was a 911 operator grateful for partner she got to work with. >> reporter: it was an amazing moment. antoinette tough meets the 911 operator who was the other voice at the end of that emergency call. >> we made it! >> we did. >> ken tra said li
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 12:00am PDT
the american people and the british people, for that matter, were assured saddam hassan had weapons of mass destruction. britain and america are being told this man assad have used chemical weapons but haven't produced public evidence to that effect, this will not have much support with the public. how dangerous is that for president obama and indeed, other world leaders? >> i think the main reason president obama has not been more decisive is indeed the public has no appetite for some kind of broader international military engagement in syria. i think, you know, he's gotten advisories who pushed him to do that but he's resisted for that reason, and i think as you say, that the problem is that we overreact in afghanistan, we overreacted in iraq, and that has led to paralysis. but at the end of the day the approach in syria, it simply has not worked. the things that we try to prevent like the spread of the word to surrounding countries like the growing civilian slaughter, the steady escalation of the conflict, the radicalization of the rebels, those happened anyway. >> fred townson let's tal
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am EDT
a jury is going to determine if nadal hassan gets the death sentence. ♪ theme >> that attack on the u.n. convoy coming as the obama administration said there is very little doubt that chemical weapons were used by the syrian government in an attack on their own people last week near damascus. it was the single deadliest event in the civil war. the entire world is watching the events in syria as the u.n. prepares to investigate the attack site. u.s. and european leaders are already saying it may be too little, too late. it is worried the evidence will be corrupt. officials from around the globe are meeting in jordan to discuss the crisis. although that meeting was set before last week's attack, officials say that syria is at the top of the their agenda. the very late evident, we return to david jackson, joining us from beirut. the u.s. is saying it is too little, too late. what are they saying in syria? >> well, that has been the outlook all around, no question about it. it's all about too late, too late. every nation that is gathered in jordan for the meeting of military leaders and w
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
and army major nidal hasan got under way after four years and $5 million to prepare for the trial. hassan murdered 13 people and unborn child and wounded 32 others in a cold- blooded massacre in fort hood, texas. he continues to receive a military pay which amounts to south of $300,000. we have paid his medical bills and provide him with legal assistance and extraordinary security measures. equally disturbing, despite military rules that prohibit the growing of a beard he will do so in order to accommodate his muslim faith. he will be allowed to pray and read the quoran. and christians are told to remove references on their facebook pages and chaplains ordered not to pray in the name of jesus. and takedown signs that quote a president that said there are no atheist in foxholes because that might be offensive to atheist. it appears there would not be christians and jews in the foxholes because they would be drummed out of the military service. >> we should accommodate them if they serve in the military. the first amendment is freedom to believe and worship and even disagree. but why are th
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
should respond to iran's new president hassan rowhani. >> we turn to iran. they have a new president. some thing he's a moderate. >> yes. >> do you think there's such a thing? >> when you're talking about a moderate in iran you're talking a very narrow as spegts of it. perhaps the good news is rowhani really does have a belief that he needs to change the internal politics of iran that he needs to give a little bit more face to the people of iran that he needs to fix the economy, perhaps through that you can get some openings on the foreign policy side but i would not begin to believe that this is someone who's going to meadably begin to change the foreign policy. >> but should the united states take advantage of what might be a small opening with him, and if so, what should they do? >> first of all, keep in place the sanctions that are there so that they're continues to be pressure for change in iran. secondly by all means, make iran the aur that has been made repeatedly since 2006 and see if the change in circumstances politically in iran and the fact that th
FOX
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
. hassan faces the death penalty if convicted. he's acting as his own lawyer. so far he's raised few objections and only questions two witnesses. >>> 7:14. the father of edward snowden says his son did the right thing by revealing u.s. spy secrets. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, snowden's father responded to comments made by the president on friday. good morning. >> reporter: president obama says snowden is not a patriot and cannot be characterized as a whistle-blower. during his first press conference in months this past friday, president obama said snowden had other avenues if he had concerns and leaking nsa information has put the u.s. at risk. president obama said if snowden believes what he did was right, he should return to the u.s. and make his case in court. snowden's father says the opinions of politicians don't matter to him. >> he's sacrificed than the president of the united states and peter king have evers. so how they cluz to characterize him -- choose to characterize him doesn't concern me. >> reporter: what republicans on capitol hill ha
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
its case against the army major named nidal hassan who topped the news for months because he admitted to killing 13 american soldiers at ft. hood in 2009. cnn's ed lavandera has been on top of this story. he shows us some of the most important rulings
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